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Oddities News Archive - June 14, 2008

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - A weedy sea dragon at the Georgia Aquarium has something to celebrate this Father's Day. One of the rare creatures is pregnant for only the third time ever at a U.S. aquarium, officials said.

By Melody McDonald, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun. 14--FORT WORTH -- Two military men and two other bystanders took down a bank robber Friday after he tried to carjack two women outside a Wells Fargo bank in far north Fort Worth.

A RARE sea dragon at the Georgia Aquarium has something to celebrate this Father's Day - he's pregnant with 70 fertilised eggs. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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